Local Clubs step up to support their community

Despite enduring their own struggles, local sporting and community clubs in East Gippsland have approached SALT to help them offer much needed support. During the last week of June 2021, SALT will be visiting the region to deliver Mental Health & Wellbeing Sessions and set up Club Well-Being Teams in 16 different clubs. The 90…

Setting up your club for 2021 – Club Wellbeing Team

We are back together and it’s weird and it’s great and it’s a bit stressful. It’s a whole range of things we haven’t really experienced before, but it’s just great to be getting back to sport! These months of lockdown and restrictions have impacted on everyone and, out of sight, people will have changed.  They…

SALT Down-Low breakfast is high on engagement

With their traditional Brownlow breakfast a victim of the Melbourne COVID-19 restrictions, SALT went online to provide a “Down-Low” session jam-packed with celebrity football guests and great messages. Dave Burt, Founder of SALT and Scott Angove, a SALT trainer, MC’d the event – Dave in Melbourne and Scott in Ballarat. Dave spoke about what a…

The psychological shift that turns trauma into a tool for personal growth

Peter Burns, CEO, SALT Post Traumatic Growth is taking the hard lessons learned when you go through a traumatic situation – such as the COVID-19 Pandemic – and using them as a springboard for personal growth. Sporting clubs, with the help of SALT, are ideally placed to not only help their members cope during this…

SALT CLUB RE-CONNECT PROGRAM – (Second Wave)

Any Melbourne based club that had re-commenced training after the first lockdown is now facing an even greater level of disappointment due to the second wave of restrictions. The greatest threat to every person who loves their club and all it represents, is the mental health impact. For those who must now navigate further loss of income,…

Life-changing session for young footballers

Dave Burt, CEO and Founder of SALT (Sport and Life Training) recently conducted a Wellbeing and Mental Health session for a group of Under 17-year-old boys in an Eastern Football League Junior Club. It was a session that yielded amazing dividends. SALT is a not-for-profit organisation that works to deliver positive cultural and life lessons…

Starting 2020

We are off to an exciting start to the year which already includes:Almost 100 presentations already delivered in 2020, a 12% increase on the same time last year. We’re currently on track to deliver 900+ presentations in 2020. Presentations have included, ‘For the Love of the Game’ (Positive Sports Parenting), ‘Time to Man Up’ and…